Lawmakers read mean tweets

Lawmakers don’t always read letters from constituents — but on Tuesday, they were reading tweets.

A number of members of Congress — including Rep. Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanGOP leaders pitch children's health funding in plan to avert shutdown Lawmakers see shutdown’s odds rising Fix what we’ve got and make Medicare right this year MORE (R-Wis.) and Sen. Claire McCaskillClaire Conner McCaskillNSA spying program overcomes key Senate hurdle Senate campaign fundraising reports roll in Dems search for winning playbook MORE (R-Mo.) — read aloud some of the more negative feedback on their Twitter account in a video titled “Mean Tweets DC.”

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The video — produced by NowThis News — borrows from a “Jimmy Kimmel Live” segment in which celebrities read angry tweets directed at them.

“We decided to try the concept on a different kind of celebrity,” the video reads.

“Paul Ryan has such pretty blue eyes, sometimes it’s easy to forget he’s satan incarnate,” Ryan reads aloud.

Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) and freshman Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) also participated.

One of the harshest, and most vulgar, tweets is read by McCaskill.

“@clairecmc you really suck a pig’s a—,” she reads.